The company’s Dashcam provides downloadable videos, real-time alerts, and live GPS location services before, during, and after a vehicle incident.
Darryl Hill was one of six individuals presented with the award during the opening session of NSC's Congress and Expo in San Diego, according to a news release from First Student. The award recognizes individuals who perform outstanding service in the field of safety and health at the local, national, or international level that results in injury prevention, according to the school bus contractor.
“I am honored to accept this prestigious honor from the National Safety Council,” Hill said. “Safety is at the core of everything we do, and the safety and security of our passengers is a tremendous responsibility that we take very seriously. As an industry leader in transportation, First Student has been a pioneer when it comes to developing, designing, and implementing safety training and technology, and I am proud to be a driving force in this effort.”
Hill has more than three decades of safety experience. His background spans diverse organizations that include information technology, manufacturing, engineering, and healthcare.
Among his other professional accomplishments, Hill has held several leadership positions within the safety industry, including serving as president of the American Society of Safety Engineers. He is also editor and contributing author of “Construction Safety Management and Engineering.”
The child is able to safely evacuate the bus before it is engulfed in flames. The fire was apparently caused by a faulty wire near the bus’s engine, a district official said.
Jonathan Gates of Oregon was found not to be under the influence of controlled substances after he was arrested for allegedly driving while impaired in the November crash.
In a parody of the Bee Gees’ “Stayin’ Alive,” the transportation team at West Des Moines (Iowa) Community Schools outlines several school bus safety rules while donning their best 70s attire.
The National Association for Pupil Transportation’s concerns address bus driver responsibility and how that might exacerbate driver shortage, and the extra time the systems would add to bus trips.
H4696 would considerably raise penalties for illegally passing school buses and allow the state to overrule decisions made on the locations of some school bus stops.
Foothills Elementary School students demonstrate proper boarding and riding procedures for staying safe on the school bus while on a field trip.
LiveSafe's report includes best practices of early warning threat detection and reporting for K-12 school safety and security programs.
JVCKenwood’s NX-1200 and NX-1300 portable radios operate in two digital protocols — NXDN and DMR — and analog, enabling multi-protocol operation and the capability to transition to digital with mixed-mode operation.
Sherry James of Tennessee, who resigned in October after video showed her using her phone while driving her bus, is arrested for allegedly stealing her old bus and trying to drive her former route, police said.
Alvarado Independent School District installs extended stop arms on four buses that run on routes with multiple illegal passing incidents.
Ivy Corliss, a bus driver with Lewiston (Maine) Public Schools, is collecting the donations after one of her students had no winter gear while waiting for the school bus.
The law mandates at least one question about school bus safety on the written test for general driver’s license applicants and coverage of the topic in the state’s pre-licensing driver's education course.
High school students from Harford County (Md.) Public Schools recreate Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger” to encourage their peers to keep safety first and follow the bus driver's rules.
Proposed legislation would require all new school buses purchased in the province after September 2021 to be equipped with seat belts.